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The best scales you can buy

Having a good scale at home makes it easy to keep track of your weight. These are the best scales you can buy.
Sleeping in could have a negative impact on health.

The benefits of sleeping in at the weekend don’t last, and doing so could even be bad for your health

The yo-yoing back and forth between good and disrupted sleep could be negatively affecting our biology.
I'm the healthiest I've ever been.

I haven’t weighed myself in over 2 years. Here’s why it’s made me the healthiest I’ve ever been

I haven't weighed myself in years and I've been mentally and physically healthier than ever. Here's how and why I stopped weighing myself.
The author, before and after her weight loss.

I lost over 120 pounds in just under a year — here are 5 weight loss tips that worked for me

Weight loss tips that work for one person may not work for another. Here are 5 ways author Jennifer Still was able to lose 120 pounds in under a year.

6 reasons why your BMI might be high, even if you’re healthy

Having a high BMI doesn't necessarily mean you're unhealthy. Here are six reasons your BMI is high, even if you're perfectly healthy.

4 signs your weight gain is probably just water weight

People often talk about water-weight gain but it can be hard to pin down what that is. We spoke to experts to get the signs of water retention.
Your health should be considered holistically and not based on any one factor alone.

7 signs you’re not overweight or obese, even if your BMI says you are

Many argue that BMI is inadequate as it ignores important factors such as family history, genetics, lifestyle, age, gender, and muscle mass.

There’s even more evidence that your waistline is one of the best ways to tell if you’re healthy — especially as you age

Researchers are learning that the amount of fat we hold around our waistlines is a good indicator of our overall health. A new study found that waist-to-hip ratio is linked to cognitive performance.

There’s an easy way to tell if you’re actually overweight — without a scale — and you can do it right now

Waist measurements can tell you more about your risk of developing numerous diseases than plain old pounds or kilograms can. To take your measurement, all you need is a tape measure.